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FTC Announces “Operation Collection Protection”
Posted on 11 Nov 2015 by Ballard Spahr LLP

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday announced its new coordinated effort against unlawful debt collection practices, “Operation Collection Protection.” The FTC also announced that federal, state and local law enforcement agencies... Read More

CFPB Orders Another Auto Lender to Pay $3.28 Million to Settle Claims for Illegal Debt Collection Involving Service Members
Posted on 3 Nov 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by Ethan G. Ostroff , Keith J. Barnett and Alan D. Wingfield On October 28, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed an administrative consent order against Security National Automotive Acceptance Company (“SNAAC”), an Ohio auto lender... Read More

CFPB Requesting More Information Regarding Its Debt Collection Rulemaking
Posted on 12 Aug 2015 by Troutman Sanders

by Ethan G. Ostroff , David N. Anthony and Keith J. Barnett The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sent a questionnaire with almost 60 questions to randomly selected debt collectors and service providers as part of its potential rulemaking regarding... Read More